Samford University’s Cumberland School of Law offers three distinct online programs for lawyers and non-lawyers alike.

Master of Studies in Law

The Master of Studies in Law (M.S.L.) degree is a 36-hour degree program for non-lawyers interested in one of our compliance concentrations or legal project management. A customized course of study is also available. The M.S.L. program admits students for the fall term only and can be completed in 24 months.

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Master of Laws

The Master of Laws (LL.M.) degree is offered for students who have earned a Juris Doctor. Four concentrations are available. The LL.M. program admits students for the fall term only and can be completed in 24 months.

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Law Graduate Certificates

Certificate programs are available in four areas of study. Five or six courses are required to earn each certificate and can be completed in about a year. All certificate programs offer admission for the fall term and two programs offer summer admission.

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